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Joshua adds weight for boxing title fight against lighter Povetkin

Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua hit the scales nearly two stones heavier than Russian opponent Alexander Povetkin as the two weighed in for Saturday’s title fight at Wembley Stadium. The Briton, who holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts, stepped off with a measurement of 17 stones eight pounds and five ounces compared to the smaller Russian’s 15 stones and 12 pounds. Joshua, undefeated in his professional career with 20 knockouts in 21 fights, had been four pounds lighter for his previous title bout against New Zealand’s Joseph Parker at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium last March.

Joshua v Povetkin: All you need to know

Anthony Joshua will look to extend his unbeaten record to 22-0 at Wembley this weekend against Alexander Povetkin in a world heavyweight title fight. Povetkin has lost just one of his 35 bouts to date, against Wladimir Klitschko in 2013. Undefeated hea…

Pacquiao open to Mayweather rematch

Manny Pacquiao has intimated that he is open to another mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr, after tweeting his response to the 41-year-old American’s proposal. Mayweather Jr is desperate to get his hands on Pacquiao’s WBA Welterweight belt, which he w…

Golovkin: I fought better than Canelo

Gennady Golovkin felt he was the better fighter after being stripped of his middleweight belts by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on points in Las Vegas.
Kazakh star Golovkin left T-Mobile Arena emptyhanded following his majority decision against Canelo in an absorbing

Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin’s unbeaten reign as unified middleweight champion here Saturday, battling to victory by majority decision in a pulsating rematch. Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals at the T-Mobile Arena, one year after they had fought to a controversial draw at the same venue. Alvarez inflicted the first defeat of Kazakh slugger Golovkin’s career after two judges scored it 115-113 in his favour, with another judge scoring it even at 114-114.